Earl C. Lieb
HAMLER – Earl C. Lieb, 96, of Hamler died at 6:03 p.m. on Thursday, September 9, 2021 at the Meadows of Leipsic. He was born February 17, 1925 in New Bavaria to the late Frank and Leona (Hanson) Lieb. On October 19, 1947 he married Esther Searfoss, she preceded him in death on March 30, 2016.
Earl is survived by a daughter, Linda (Jerry) Bishop; and a daughter-in-law, Kathy Lieb, both of Hamler; five grandchildren; fifteen great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and one brother Lyle (Eldene) Lieb of Defiance.
He is also preceded in death by a son, Steven Lieb; and six brothers: Carl, Delbert, Glay, Richard, Robert, and Glenn Lieb.
Earl was an Army veteran, serving during WWII. He was a retired farmer and had formerly worked at Christman Lumber in Deshler and Leipsic. He was a lifetime member of the Hamler American Legion Post 262. Earl was a member of the First Christian Church, Leipsic and a former member of Zion Church of God, Hamler.
Funeral service will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Monday, September 13, 2021 at LOVE-HEITMEYER FUNERAL HOME, Leipsic, with Reverend Tim Eding officiating. Burial will follow at Sugar Ridge Cemetery, Leipsic with military rites by the Hamler American Legion Post 262. A visitation will be Sunday 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Monday 1:30 p.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home.
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